How caesareans could affect evolution

BBC: Caesarean births 'affecting human evolution' - by Helen Briggs Recently published research explores the idea that the practice of caesareans over the past 50 years has led to an increase in narrow pelvis size within the population. This is due to the babies born via caesarean, carrying the narrow pelvis gene surviving when before they would not. It leads to a positive cycling effect, where there…

Did you know that cranial bones move?!!

Following on from the work of Dr. Andrew Taylor Still (1828 - 1917) in developing early Osteopathy, Dr. William Sutherland (1873-1954) discovered that there were micro-movements between the cranial bones. Contrary to the earlier Victorian beliefs that cranial bones fused in adulthood, he found the cranial bones to be separate and observed the presence of…

Fascia

Fascia refers to the connective tissue. It is the fascia that maintains structural organisation (posture) and functional movement patterns (gait) in the body. Using direct contact similar to a deep-tissue massage, built-up constrictions within the fascia are released opening up new options of movement. During injury, adhesions form between the tissue layers. Initially part of…